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Can My Home Movies Still Be Transfered?

The shelf life of 8mm, Super 8 & 16mm film is anywhere from 40-80 years, dependent mainly on how the film is stored. If you have kept your movie film in a cool, dry environment, that will give you a longer shelf life of say keeping it in a damp & hot environment.
Top 5 worst places we get film from:
1. Hawaii
2. Louisiana
3. Florida
4. Alabama
5. Georgia
The best place to store your film believe it or not is in a freezer!
Also when film goes bad, it smells of vinegar.
Below are videos showing you what film looks like when it physically deteriorates and also film that’s been eaten by a projector. In these cases, the chance of a successful transfer is limited.